parenting stories
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Let me share a beautiful episode with you from Amitabh Bachchan’s life – Why was I born?” a young Amitabh Bachchan once angrily asked his father. The latter’s reaction is something the Big B still carries with him. This is how young Amitabh expresses an experience with his father –

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making kids feel special
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“If humans did not have the desire to feel special, the flower bouquet, the desserts and the gift industry would have died by now.” We all have this need to feel special! We all love it when someone makes us feel special. In our children, this need is greater. They

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outside the comfort zone
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“Everything you ever wanted, is one step outside the comfort zone,” said someone wise. We couldn’t agree more. Parents are super protective creatures. That is how nature has designed them. They believe that their children need wholesome support and care. Of course, the children do. However protective we are, the

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power of imagination
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Children live the world of fantasy and the world of imagination. You can find children talking to an imaginary friend. You can find children playing as adults, as animals, even as furniture. In a school play, children do not mind playing the role of a butterfly or a blade of

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Undivided attention
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The most important thing your child needs on a daily basis is the undivided attention from you. Even plants thrive given undivided attention. Did you know, attention is the purest form of generosity? Wondering if your kids actually NEED undivided attention? Irrespective of their age, children NEED attention. Just the

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Get rid of unrealistic expectations forever
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As a rule, unrealistic expectations can destroy any relationship. The same rule applies when parenting your little one as well. Unrealistic expectations shatters the confidence of your child. Your child starts feeling, they are not good enough.   Parents who have very high expectations from their children tend to set

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threats
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Can we as parents take a step back and think about how often we have used threats to get a job done? Is ‘THREATS’, the easy way to the get a job done? At some point of parenthood, we all have used threats. Let’s explore a few examples – “If

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Over-protection by parents shakes the confidence of the child
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“Real protection means teaching children to manage risks on their own and not shielding them from every hazard.” Wendy Mogel Over-protection can be really hazardous for the growth of your child. As parents, we always want our kids to be safe. The world outside scares us, and leaving our kids

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harsh discipline
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Did you know there is something called tough love and something called rough love? Tough love is when you want your child to be disciplined and in your tone/approach, there is respect for your child. In your methods there is patience. You have empathy. You understand the struggles your child

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comparison
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Does your child take comparison in the right spirit? Can we parent our children without comparisons? Can comparison kill a child’s self-esteem? Read on to find answers to these questions and more There is a very natural inclination in human beings which has helped in the most profound development in

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Abuse by parents can destroy a child’s self-esteem
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“Love, don’t abuse.” This was a poster in a pediatrician’s office. I was taken aback. Do parents abuse their kids? Sounds weird right? Children are not born with complexes. These complexes develop in them, over a period of time. Complexes are not developed because of what someone in the society

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